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CURRENT ISSUE: VOL. 51 • NO. 9 • JUNE 2022

Creative Loafing 50th Anniversary Issue

1972 - 2022 • Digital Edition link available inside

50 Years of loafing ... creatively

06/20/2022 11:53 AM
How far we’ve come

EDITOR’S NOTE: Psst … it’s been 50 years

06/20/2022 10:34 AM
What a long, strange trip it’s been

‘More than its name implied’

06/20/2022 10:31 AM
Ambassador Young joins us in our look back

Return to Forsyth County

06/20/2022 10:30 AM
Blatant racism in North Georgia

‘Thank you, Debby’

06/20/2022 10:28 AM
Grazing, liberalism, and a paradigm shift

CREATIVE ARTS: Black Arts in Atlanta

06/20/2022 10:20 AM
From Benny Andrews to Miya Bailey, the city’s Black creatives continue to innovate in a variety of ways

The new Pullman Yards celebrates culture and heritage

06/20/2022 10:13 AM
Once in disrepair, the complex’s civil rights ties have also been neglected

PHOENIX RISING: An ATL arts institution evolves

06/20/2022 10:02 AM
Like the city itself, the Woodruff Arts Center has risen from tragedy to triumph

STREET TALK: Was Creative Loafing part of your life?

06/20/2022 9:53 AM
Atlantans react to our 50th anniversary

STREET TALK: What was going on?

06/20/2022 9:39 AM
Atlantans recall their history during our history

ATL UNTRAPPED: B.o.B., Creative Loafing, and Atlanta’s undying appreciation for weird

06/20/2022 9:12 AM
The genre-defying hitmaker is in his final form ahead of the release of ‘Better Than Drugs’

BLUES & BEYOND: 50 years of mojo workin’

06/20/2022 8:50 AM
The blues was happening in Atlanta in 1972 — for those who knew where to look

Parrot Heads began with an ad in 'Creative Loafing'

06/20/2022 8:36 AM
The personal ads brought more than sex partners together

I love my country

06/20/2022 8:10 AM
Reflections on 32 out of 50 years of twang

LISTENING POST: Five decades rewound

06/20/2022 7:54 AM
‘An especially fertile period of cultural activity’

‘Nevertheless, she persisted’

06/20/2022 7:05 AM
Breaking music journalism’s ‘glass ceiling’ at CL

SCREEN TIME: To have and have not

06/20/2022 6:36 AM
How Atlanta moviegoing has transformed over the decades

GRAZING: Drip — ‘a coffee shop around the corner’

06/03/2022 9:04 PM
Leaving Starbucks for a barista named Sylvester

Events

, Cost: $25-$45, 06/27/2022 11:00 AM
, Cost: Free, 06/27/2022 8:00 PM
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, Cost: Free, 06/27/2022 8:30 PM
, Cost: $15.00, 06/28/2022 10:00 AM
, Cost: $63+, 06/28/2022 5:55 PM
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, Cost: Free, 06/29/2022 7:00 PM
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, Cost: Free, 06/30/2022 3:00 PM
, Cost: $53+, 06/30/2022 6:55 PM
, Cost: $75-$90, 06/30/2022 7:00 PM
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, Cost: $12.00, 06/30/2022 8:00 PM
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, Cost: $15.00 , 07/02/2022 10:00 AM
, Cost: $22-$45, 07/02/2022 11:00 AM
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, Cost: $23+, 07/06/2022 7:00 PM
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, Cost: Free-$25, 07/07/2022 12:00 AM
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, Cost: Free, 07/09/2022 8:00 AM
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, Cost: $73+, 07/10/2022 1:00 PM
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, Cost: Free, 07/10/2022 2:00 PM
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News/Features

NEWS BRIEF: 2026 World Cup - what happens now?

06/25/2022 2:00 AM
Remember the 1996 Summer Olympics…

NEWS BRIEF: Delta schedules impossible number of flights, pilot says

06/24/2022 2:00 AM
Delta is … not really ready at all, it seems

5 Things to Do Today

Creekwater Alpaca Barn Tours

06/26/2022 11:00 AM
Creekwater Alpaca Farm
Feeling the need to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors this weekend? Come see our absolutely amazing alpacas on a barn tout today from 11-4! ...

What Is Left Unspoken, Love

06/26/2022 12:00 PM
High Museum of Art
CL's Okla Jones Recommends: The word “love” means different things to different people –...

No Justice, No Peace: Protest Photography from 1967-2022

06/26/2022 12:00 PM
Hammonds House Museum
CL Critic Okla Jones Recommends: Hammonds House reintroduced itself to the public in April with...

Eventide Art Market

06/26/2022 12:00 PM
Eventide Brewing
Join us at Eventide Brewing June 26th 12pm-5pm for a fun, local popup market, food by Pat's Poutine & live music! Did we mention Eventide Brewing has ...

Bottom's Up! Drag Brunch with Liv Lux

06/26/2022 1:00 PM
City Winery
Enjoy this boozy drag brunch featuring special guest LIV LUX from RuPaul's Drag Race!

CL Promotions

Fun & Free: 'Elvis'

06/16/2022 9:00 AM
Win a pair of tickets to see “ELVIS” at a theater near you!

Fun & Free: The Manhattan Transfer

06/12/2022 9:31 AM
Win two tickets to see The Manhattan Transfer at The Rialto Center

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY Week of June 30

06/30/2022 12:00 AM
Rob Brezsny's outlook for your week

Music

Remembering Jon Kincaid

02/01/2022 11:11 AM
The Atlanta deejay did more than play music

ATL UNTRAPPED: New hip-hop supergroup

05/02/2022 6:14 PM
And women with super powers

BLUES & BEYOND: The Waymores offer pure honky tonk and western swing

05/09/2022 3:47 PM
Husband ’n’ wife duo release second album


Arts & Culture

SCREEN TIME: 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness'

05/06/2022 5:50 PM
'Chaotic but pleasant spectacle over character'

ABOUT TOWN: Jesus Christ, that’s a lot of Picasso!

04/01/2022 5:04 PM
Blasphemy, gunslingers, and things left unsaid

CREATIVE ARTS: Beautiful sights and sounds in April

04/01/2022 1:57 PM
Galleries, exhibits and plays to check out this month

Restaurants

GRAZING: If you hate brunch, you might love Belle & Lily’s

05/04/2022 3:15 PM
‘Each entrée you see looks beautiful’

ATL BREWS: May the Fourth be with you — and Cinco de Mayo, too!

04/29/2022 3:39 PM
The 411 on Atlanta beers and breweries

Where to Eat Ethiopian in Atlanta

01/01/2019 4:42 PM
The ultimate list of Ethiopian dishes and restaurants in Atlanta.

Where to Eat Thai in Atlanta

01/13/2021 6:58 PM
Our list of Thai Restaurants in Atlanta

Where to Eat French in Atlanta

01/01/2019 9:42 PM
The ultimate list of French dishes and restaurants in Atlanta.

Podcasts

Culture Clash: Stephanie Stuckey

01/29/2022 10:24 AM
a Creative Loafing podcast

First Draft: Atlantucky Brewing

01/22/2022 12:54 PM
A 'Creative Loafing' podcast

First Draft: Kettlerock Brewing

12/10/2021 5:36 PM
a Creative Loafing podcast

Marketplace

Little Five Points Store

Creative Loafing has teamed up with L5P merchants to showcase items for sale. See some of the items from retail shops in Little Five Points. CL Marketplaces.

Piedmont Heights Neighborhood Store

Creative Loafing and the Piedmont Heights Alliance have teamed up to present a virtual shopping guide to the local shops in the neighborhood. CL Marketplaces.

Virginia Highland Store

Virginia Highland has some cool shops and experiences. See our marketplace for a sampling of what VA HA has to offer. CL Marketplaces.